List of Sachin Tendulkar Achievements and His Records

Sachin Tendulkar has announced his retirement from one-day cricket on December 23, 2012 (Sunday). This 39-year-old legend has made histories in his cricketing career. For all fans and followers of cricket it becomes inevitable to know the achievements and records of the “Little Master” Sachin Tendulkar. A compiled list of 50 plus records this master blaster has made:

Records and Achievements of Sachin Tendulkar

  • Sachin Tendulkar is the highest run scorer in the One-day International cricket
  • In world test cricket, Sachin Tendulkar is the top run scorer
  • Set the record of 48 hundreds in ODI, which is the highest ever
  • Set the record of 51 test hundreds, which is the highest
  • He is the only one to score more number of 90s ODIs
  • He stood as the man of the match in 61 matches in ODIs – The highest
  • Stood as man of the match in 15 in ODIs, which is the highest
  • Sachin Tendulkar stands best average for man of the matches in ODI’s
  • He is the first cricketer to cross 10000 runs in the ODI
  • Sachin is the first man to score 18000+ runs in the ODI
  • Sachin has scored 2560 runs in world cups which is the highest ever (RR 56.95)
  • Highest number of man of the matches in world cups
  • Sachin scored the highest number of runs (523) in the world cup of 1996 (RR 87.16)
  • He scored 673 runs in the 2003 world cup – The highest ever scored by any single player in WC
  • Stood as man of the tournament in the year 2003 World Cup.
  • Made the record of highest number fifties in ODIs
  • No other player stood in the top 10 ranking of ICC consecutively for 10 years
  • Sachin becomes the first Indian to cross 11,000 runs in Test cricket
  • Received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna being the first and only cricketer which is a honor
  • In 2003, Wisden rated him No. 1 & Richards in No. 2 as the all-time greatest ODI player
  • Wisden rated Sachin as the second greatest Test batsman after Sir Donald Bradman in 2002
  • Scored an unbeaten 664-runs partnership in a Harris Shield game in 1988 along Vinod Kambli
  • He is the only player in the country to score centuries in Ranji, Duleep and Irani Trophy debuts
  • Tendulkar became the first player to represent Yorkshire as an overseas player in 1992 when he was 19
  • Sachin is the only player who has been honored with all the three prestigious awards – Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award and Padma vibhushan by Indian government.
  • For 8 years Sachin is the only player to score over 1000 runs (ODI) in every calender year
  • The highest score in a calender year is 1894 runs
  • He is the first batsman in the cricket history to whom a third umpire was used to give him out
  • Against Australia, Sachin Tendulkar is the man who got most man-of-the-match positions
  • In the history of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar was the first batsman to score 50 centuries in international cricket
  • Inclusive of all ODIs, Tests and 20-20s Sachin has scored an accumulative total of 33294 runs (as of Dec 14)
  • On opening partnership, Sachin holds the world record combined with Sourav Ganguly. They have scored 6,271 runs in just 128 mathes played
  • Sachin with Rahul Dravid scored 331 runs against New Zealand in 1999, which is the highest partnership (Sachin 186*, Dravid 153)
  • He holds the record of 200 run partnerships for 6 times
  • Sachin is the only player to score 50+ runs in about 100 innings
  • Sachin Tendulkar holds the record of playing 25 fours in single innings
  • He is the player to score 150 plus runs in maximum matches till now
  • Sachin has the record of scoring 1000 runs against all teams in ODIs
  • He is the fastest cricketer to score 10,000 runs from 259 innings
  • Sachin Tendulkar has faced the most number of stadiums (90 different grounds)
  • Consecutively, he has appeared on 185 ODIs
  • Sachin Tendulkar was the second youngest cricketing participant in the world
  • In 1990, he was the second youngest to score a century
  • Before Sachin turned 20, he had scored five test centuries which is a world record
  • When Sachin scored 5751 runs on January 03, 2007, he has crossed Brian Lara’s (5736) world record in Tests away from home
  • Sachin became the first Indian cricketer to cross 11,000 Test run mark to become the third International player behind Allan Border and Brian Lara
  • Sachin has played the maximum number of Test Matches for India
  • His 33,000+ runs in international cricket includes 18000+ ODI runs & 15,000+ Test runs
  • Sachin Tendulkar is the first man to score double century in the 40-year history of ODIs